Joseph Whitson

about 1768–11 September 1855 (Age 87)
Chappaqua, New Castle, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Whitson was born about 1768, in Chappaqua, New Castle, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Richard Whitson, was 5 and his mother, Abigail Powell, was 4. He married Jane Washburn on 7 December 1819, in Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ossining, Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 11 September 1855, at the age of 87, and was buried in Chappaqua, New Castle, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Whitson
1768–1855
Jane Washburn
1795–1866
Marriage: 7 December 1819
Rosanna Whitson
1820–
Nathaniel Whitson
1827–1828
Sarah Ellis Whitson
1829–1910
Joseph Whitson
1830–1892
Susan Maria Whitson
1832–1901
Almira Whitson
1833–1922
Rebecca Jane Whitson
1835–1883
Walter Lager Whitson
1837–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1819
Westchester, New York, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Whitson

    Male1763–1836Male

    Abigail Powell

    Female1764–1829Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 8

New York is the 11th state.
1791

Age 23

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from White as a personal name, or translation of any of the many Gaelic names based on fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1) or bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1), as for example McLennan and McBain .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Whitson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Whitson in entry for Sarah E Sale, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Joseph Whitson in entry for Sarah E. Dole, "Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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